From convection to induction and gas to electric, every professional chef has their favored type of cooking surface or oven. No matter what type you use, be sure you know it well. Consult your appliance’s owner’s manual. Learn how to adjust cooking times. Learn how different types of cooking and baking vessels can react. The links below will help you learn how to get the most out of your oven, cooking surface and recipe.
Sugar enhances browning and flavor development in sautéed vegetables and meats. Caramelization is the process of cooking sugar, to the browning stage. During sautéing, sugar helps brown vegetables and enhances their flavor. Sugar also increases the browning of meats, adding a depth of flavor to stew dishes featuring well-browned meat. Add sugar judiciously to sautéed vegetables and meats. For more information on caramelization, click here.
That depends on what type of cookies you prefer. As a general rule, choose shiny cookie sheets with low or no sides over dark cookie sheets. Next, determine what type of cookies you want to bake.
Other cookie sheet tips:
How to Soften Brown Sugar
How to Store Brown Sugar
How to Store Granulated & Powdered Sugar